Causes of Gynecomastia & the Lasting Effects of Treatment
The male breast is composed of glandular tissue and fatty tissue. An excess in either type of tissue can cause the chest to take on the look of gynecomastia. Gynecomastia can affect #men of all different body types. There are different types of #gynecomastia.
Several common factors can cause gynecomastia including excessive levels of #estrogen, natural #hormone changes, use of recreational drugs or alcohol, medications and their associated side effects, and, various health conditions. Also, there are different types of #gynecomastia. Therefore, weight gain, steroid use,recreational drug use and have hormonal conditions can contribute to a return of gynecomastia regardless of previous surgical removal and treatments.
Marijuana and gynecomastia
A gynecomastia operation will likely leave small areas of breast tissue behind. We intentionally leave some breast tissue under the areola to present a depression. Therefore, smoking marijuana has a definite potential to stimulate the growth of these areas of breast tissue. This is something you must consider if you continue to smoke pot.
Gynecomastia and Marijuana
It is a known fact that smoking marijuana can cause gynecomastia. To be on the safe side, I would avoid it. Best wishes!